Utah’s slot canyons are other-worldly adventure spots. Follow tunnels of swirling red rocks, with a bright azure sky above you. This is hiking that’s truly unique, but many slot canyons require technical skills. Here’s a slot canyon that’s appropriate for most reasonably fit hikers. Take a look!
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We can’t repeat it enough: remember to check the weather forecast before hiking. Slot canyons are deadly during flash floods. Take plenty of water with you, and hike in a group. Utah’s wilderness is majestic and beautiful, but it can also be unforgiving if you wander into it unprepared.
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Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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